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2010-05-20 07:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford is surveying 35 top global suppliers to gain a better understanding of their greenhouse gas emissions footprint as part of a broader effort to reduce carbon emissions within the auto industry Ford's supply chain approach builds on its success in measuring and reducing its greenhouse gases Ford is working with World Resources Institute, World Business Council for Sustainable Development and the Carbon Disclosure Project in an effort...

2010-05-19 08:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) has launched a 1.8 million dollar roll out of its energy efficiency technology into twenty-five Colt facilities in Western Europe. The project is expected to save Colt Telecom an estimated 7,400,000kWh every year resulting in a payback in less than two years enabling Colt to progress its tough reduction targets while providing significant financial returns. "Our European team has worked hard to secure this major...

2010-05-12 12:00:00

MONTREAL and VICTORIA, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN has pioneered a modal shift protocol that will create new carbon offset project opportunities for British Columbia's transportation sector, CN President and Chief Executive Officer Claude Mongeau announced today. Pacific Carbon Trust (PCT), a Crown corporation and leading provider of offsets in British Columbia (B.C.), has agreed to recognize the protocol for modal shift offset projects in B.C. The modal shift protocol allows companies...

2010-05-10 09:46:00

Driven by Energy Efficiency Improvements, Industrial is the Only U.S. Sector Whose GHG Emissions Are Falling; More Progress Ahead WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Materials Manufacturing Alliance (AMMA), a group of energy-intensive, trade-exposed industries (EITEs) that includes The Aluminum Association, the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), and Portland Cement...

2010-05-05 10:45:00

DETROIT, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldAutoSteel, supported by investors of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), unveiled key findings today on the progress of FutureSteelVehicle (FSV) Phase 2, a global steel industry effort to develop advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) architectures for electrified vehicles that reduce life cycle greenhouse gas emissions. The results presented at this year's Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) seminar reveal seven AHSS optimized structural sub-systems...

2010-05-05 10:45:00

DETROIT, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to evaluating a vehicle's carbon footprint, federal rules should consider the full life of the vehicle, not just its driving phase, according to Lawrence W. Kavanagh, president of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI). Kavanagh provided remarks on recent federal rules regarding fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions today, during a panel discussion on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), at the Ninth Annual Great Designs in Steel (GDIS)...

2010-05-04 09:01:00

RYE, N.Y., May 4 /PRNewswire/ --School of the Holy Child, an independent, Catholic college preparatory school for girls located in Rye, New York, today announced that it is actively seeking ways to become more environmentally responsible. As a first step, the school hired White Plains, New York-based Energy Reduction Solutions (ERS) to calculate its carbon footprint. School administrators plan to use the data from ERS's report to reduce the school's energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG)...

2010-05-04 07:30:00

SINGAPORE, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The island nation of Singapore may be tiny, but it is very big on ideas, innovation, and problem-solving - all of which has put the country at the forefront of the rapidly growing field of environmental technology. Now, that position has been solidified further by Singapore-based research and technology company, Ecospec Global Technology, with its introduction of a low-cost system capable of dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions from ships, power...

2010-04-29 08:30:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI), the world's largest manufacturer of glass packaging, today released the results of a comprehensive global study of the complete life cycle of glass containers. O-I's life cycle assessment (LCA), which measures the carbon emissions generated by each phase in the life of a glass container, is foundational to the company's ambitious new sustainability program. (Logo:...

2010-04-28 11:01:00

Airport Reduces Carbon Footprint, Supports New Development of Clean Renewable Resources DFW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Texas, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DFW International Airport announced today that it has increased its ranking to No. 9 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Top 20 Local Government list of the largest green power purchasers. This increased purchase further demonstrates DFW's commitment to protecting the environment and builds upon its existing...